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Mar 28, 2014
Industry adviser and University of Cape Town lecturer Dr Johan Snyman has described the current construction industry cycle as “atypical”, with research suggesting that the sector remains in a post-recessionary recovery phase. “Studies have found that the...
Mar 24, 2014
Agriculture industry representative organisation the Agri Sector Unity Forum urged members at it first policy conference held recently in Stellenbosch to “actively contribute to shaping the future” of the local agricultural sector over the next five years....
Nov 26, 2013
South Africa is entering a data economy and has started adopting a culture of messaging, as voice increasingly declines as a means of communication. “The data economy is arriving in quite a big way,” said World Wide Worx MD Arthur Goldstuck, explaining that at a...
Nov 15, 2013
The slowdown in the availability of major infrastructure projects in the past three years has caused civils and construction company Esorfranki Construction to focus on securing housing projects in both the public and private sector.
Nov 08, 2013
The key to achieving sustained gross domestic product (GDP) growth of around 6%, as stated in the National Development Plan (NDP), is enhanced competitiveness, says First National Bank chief economist Sizwe Nxedlana. He says this means that the country has to invest...
Oct 23, 2013
FNB chief economist Sizwe Nxedlana
The key to achieving sustained gross domestic product (GDP) growth of around 6%, as stated in the National Development Plan (NDP), was enhanced competitiveness, said First National Bank chief economist Sizwe Nxedlana on Wednesday. Speaking at the CAR Conference, held...
Oct 01, 2013
Parastatal Transnet has appointed Mantsika Matooane as group executive of Enterprise Information Management Systems, a position that will see her leading the information and communications technology (ICT) function across the group from October 1. Transnet said in a...
Sep 18, 2013
Building confidence increased during the third quarter of the year from 41 to 48 index points, to reach its highest level in five years, despite a slowdown in activity with regard to main contractors and subcontractors, the latest First National Bank (FNB)/Bureau for...
Aug 19, 2013
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Apr 19, 2013
Market confidence in the construction sector is at a four-year high on the back of restored profitability, despite decreased growth in overall construction activity and a prolonged period of intense margin pressure, reports a civil confidence index compiled by the...
Apr 05, 2013
Money transfer company MoneyGram says Africa has the potential to become one of the world’s most important remittance hotspots, if current growth trends continue.
Feb 13, 2013
Despite the challenges facing South Africa’s agricultural sector, its outlook remained positive, confirming it as a desired investment destination for banking firm First National Bank (FNB), agriculture information and marketing head Jan van Zyl said on Wednesday....
Jan 24, 2013
The trading arm of Mohammed Enterprises Tanzania has secured a $100-million loan facility from a consortium of banking groups. Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) partnered with China Construction Bank, Citibank and Nedbank to originate, arrange and structure the deal.
Jan 18, 2013
Confidence in the civil construction sector fell six index points during the fourth quarter of 2012 on the back of low levels of profitability and increased competition, the latest First National Bank (FNB) and the Bureau of Economic Research (BER) State of the Civil...
Jan 10, 2013
East African-focused gold mining company Shanta Gold on Thursday said it had signed and drawn down a $30-million medium-term facility with First National Bank (FNB). The facility, which is secured over the shares and business assets of Shanta Gold's Tanzanian...
Nov 13, 2012
Africa-focused Petra Diamonds secured new $244-million debt facilities, replacing its existing $136-million facility, in efforts to ensure “comfortable” expansion funding. The company entered into agreements with FirstRand Bank, through its Rand Merchant Bank...
Nov 09, 2012
The decline in cash-in-transit heists is continuing its positive trend, says SBV CEO Grant Dunnington. “Our statistics show cash heists in South Africa have declined from 315 in 2010, to 215 in 2011, with the number at 123 to the end of August for 2012. “The...
Oct 16, 2012
Confidence in the civil construction industry reached a three-year high during the third quarter of 2012, the latest First National Bank (FNB) and the Bureau of Economic Research (BER) construction confidence index found on Tuesday. The FNB/BER report said that a...
Oct 11, 2012
The decline in cash-in-transit heists is continuing its positive trend, says SBV CEO Grant Dunnington. “Our statistics show cash heists in South Africa have declined from 315 in 2010, to 215 in 2011, with the number at 123 to the end of August for 2012. “The...
 
 
 
 
Sep 10, 2012
The momentum of recovery in the building industry remained hesitant, despite an uptick in activity in the third quarter, First National Bank (FNB), which compiles a building confidence index with the Bureau for Economic Research (BER), reported on Monday. FNB chief...
Jul 26, 2012
Business, wholesale and manufacturing confidence in the Western Cape is higher than that of the remainder of South Africa, a new report, released by the Bureau for Economic Research (BER) on Thursday, has found. The second-quarter economic report on the Western Cape...
Jul 25, 2012
The average cellphone user is spending increasingly more of their monthly average spend on data, signalling a rapid increase in the number of mobile Internet users in South Africa, a new report by World Wide Worx has found. In the ‘Mobility 2012’ research...
Jul 06, 2012
The extent to which prominent lenders can issue loans to individuals entering the affordable housing market is being restrained by the lack of affordable housing developments in South Africa.
Jun 15, 2012
South African cement manufacturing giant Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) has officially launched its PPC Cement Express Outlet pilot project with 10 local entrepreneurs. The launch took place at one of the entrepreneur’s premises, Riverside Hardware, in Orlando...
Jun 14, 2012
Jun 12, 2012
Building confidence in the second quarter of the 2012 fell to 27 points after increasing to 34 points in the first quarter, as perception of the industry falters, First National Bank (FNB) and the Bureau of Economic Research (BER) reported on Tuesday. However,...
May 25, 2012
May 18, 2012
Business confidence in the construction industry is on the increase, which bodes well for the concrete sector, says Cement & Concrete Institute (C&CI) MD Bryan Perrie.
May 11, 2012
Banks in South Africa have a significant opportunity to connect more closely with Internet banking users to facilitate communications and use of the full scope Internet banking and online transacting, says market research company Columinate co-founder and senior...
 
 
 
 
Apr 30, 2012
“This is a noteworthy area of investment for all players” The Connected Africa Forum which incorporates mobile money, mobile health and mobile agriculture takes place in Johannesburg in May and will showcase the evolution of mobile lifeline services and...
Apr 12, 2012
The civil construction industry picked up slightly in the first quarter of 2012, but demand is still weak, according to the latest FNB/BER civil construction confidence index released on Thursday. "Activity is up, but the slow rate at which new work seems to be...
Apr 05, 2012
The project will involve the development of 9 600 housing units.
Mar 30, 2012
South African banking firm First National Bank (FNB) reports it has reached its R10-billion target in the affordable housing market – houses aimed at qualifying customers with a gross monthly income of up to R18 000, by providing homes to more than 90 000 families,...
Mar 16, 2012
South Africa is not only a competitive mobile money market, but is a good representation of the different business models that are transpiring from banks, MNOs*, third party operators, social media and online retailers and payment providers. This is according to...
Mar 02, 2012
Construction and engineering group Murray & Roberts Western Cape has been appointed principal contractor for the R1,6-billion Portside project, in Cape Town.
Feb 29, 2012
Murray & Roberts Western Cape has been appointed as Principal Contractor for the R1.6-billion Portside Project in Cape Town, a new commercial office tower comprising two basements, a double volume ground floor including retail, reception and back of house areas,...
Feb 24, 2012
The eagerly awaited R500-million Middelburg mall, in Mpumalanga, will open to shoppers on April 19.
Feb 10, 2012
The local civil construction industry is in for another tough year. Even though there is anecdotal evidence that the current downward cycle has bottomed, expectations are that the market may continue its decline in 2012, albeit at a slower pace than has been the case...
Feb 10, 2012
The local civil construction industry is in for another tough year. Even though there is anecdotal evidence that the current downward cycle has bottomed, expectations are that the market may continue its decline in 2012, albeit at a slower pace than has been the case...
 
 
 
 
Jan 27, 2012
Recovery in the depressed civil construction industry is accelerating, this according to the First National Bank (FNB)/Bureau for Economic Research (BER) fourth quarter State of the Civil Construction Industry report.
Jan 17, 2012
Recovery in the depressed civil construction industry was accelerating, according to the First National Bank (FNB)/Bureau for Economic Research (BER) fourth quarter State of the Civil Construction Industry report, released on Tuesday. Similar to the third quarter,...
Nov 21, 2011
Weir Minerals Africa, which exports a premium range of slurry pumps, dewatering pumps, hydrocyclones, slurry valves, mill liners and high pressure grinding rolls across the African continent, was named as the overall winner of the prestigious Gauteng Exporter Awards...
Nov 11, 2011
How do you frustrate a cash-in-transit gang? Simply negate the need to move money.This is what has happened at a major shopping centre in Gauteng, which has seen the installation of a new pneumatic tube system that allows retailers to place their cash into canisters...
Oct 28, 2011
Banking firm First National Bank and chemical company Sasol have joined forces to develop new affordable houses made from mining and manufacturing by-products.
 
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